East Mediterranean - Turkey Greece tensions

When the ancient Greek poet Homer wrote about “the wine-dark sea”, thousands of years ago, he referred to the same part of the Eastern Mediterranean which throughout history has been a naval battleground. Yet today, history and geography converge once again with Turkey and one of its arch-rivals Greece clash over gas reserves hidden underneath; and with regional powers such as Israel and Egypt siding with Athens against Ankara.

Guests Dr. Hay Eytan Cohen Yanarocak: research fellow at the Moshe Dayan Center. Also joining our panel from another location here in Jerusalem Prof. Efraim Inbar; President of the Jerusalem Institute for Strategy and Security. TV7 Analyst Amir Oren. Host Jonathan Hessen.

Jerusalem Studio

The program offers the viewer deeper understanding about current events in Israel. The topics vary from domestic and foreign policy to social changes, archaelogy and religion.

The program is hosted by TV7 Israel News anchor Jonathan Hessen.

  • First broadcast: August 21, 2020, Taivas TV7
  • Episode number: 533
  • Duration: 30 min
  • Spoken languages:
  • English
  • Subtitles:
  • Estonian, Finnish, Swedish